Thursday morning, East Tennesseans along with most of the South are recovering from deadly storms.

In the 10News viewing area Cocke and Greene counties were the hardest hit. Greene County officials are reporting five fatalities. WCYB in the Tr--Cities is reporting that 7 people are dead in Washington County, VA. Bradley County was also hit hard with five confirmed dead in Cleveland.

Knox County dipatchers report a mudslide on Sherrill Blvd. in west Knoxville near Parkwest Hospital. City Works crews are efforting a clean-up. 10News has a crew en route.

Further to the south, Chattanooga had one confirmed fatality. Power lines are still on the ground and multiple roads are blocked.

Fort Loudon Electric Cooperative says that as of 4:00 am Thursday morning 19,033 customers were without power in the Blount, Loudon, and Monroe counties. Crews are working around the clock to restore power.